Monday, November 17, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #228 - Manny Mota


  • Manny Mota was used exclusively as a pinch hitter in 1978. Mota set the record (since broken) for pinch hits in 1979.
  • 1978 Stats:
    • Regular Season: .303 (10 for 33), 0 HR, 6 RBI in 37 games
    • NL Championship Series: 1 for 1 in 2 games
    • World Series: 0 for 0, 1 BB in 1 game
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • May 22 - Doubled in three runs to help the Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 8-1.
    • Aug 24 - Singled in the winning run in the  bottom of the 8th inning of the Dodgers' 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies